The Cross and the Switchblade (Mass Market)

The Cross and the Switchblade By David Wilkerson, John Sherrill, Elizabeth Sherrill Cover Image

The Cross and the Switchblade (Mass Market)


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The dramatic and inspiring true story of a small town minister called to help inner city kids everyone else believed were beyond hope...

David Wilkerson was just a young preacher in the Pennsylvania hills when he was stunned by a new calling from God: go to New York City to speak to seven young gang members on trial for murder. 

But something much greater was to come. Once in New York, David was inspired to stay for a lifetime of helping troubled teenagers get free of drugs and crime. With the word of God in his ears, he founded an inner-city ministry still known as the Teen Challenge to change their paths and alter thousands of lives forever.

The Cross and the Switchblade is a testament to the enduring power of faith and the potential for change—an unforgettable tale that will leave you inspired, uplifted, and forever changed.
David Wilkerson (1931–2011) was a renowned Christian evangelist, the founder of the addiction recovery program Teen Challenge, and the senior pastor of the nondenominational Times Square Church in New York. He wrote more than 30 books, including the bestselling The Cross and the Switchblade and Knowing God by Name.
Product Details ISBN: 9780515090253
ISBN-10: 0515090255
Publisher: Berkley
Publication Date: November 15th, 1986
Pages: 176
Language: English